rein in

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rein in
 
vb
(adverb) to stop (a horse) by pulling on the reins

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rein in

verb
1. stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins; "They reined in in front of the post office" [syn: rein
2. control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse" [syn: harness
3. stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins; "He reined in his horses in front of the post office" [syn: rein
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